Award-winning chef. Successful restaurateur. Iron Chef judge. Social media star. Donatella Arpaia has done it all. Still her favorite thing to do is working in the kitchen, creating inspiring dishes using the freshest, most authentic ingredients—including Galbani® cheese. Explore her latest menu ideas and learn tricks of the trade from this inspirational entrepreneur.

Galbani® Three-Cheese Salami Calzone


1 lb. Pizza dough
½ cup Spicy salami, sliced
1 cup Galbani Premio Mozzarella, shredded
½ cup Galbani Whole Milk Ricotta
⅓ cup Galbani Grated Parmesan
1 Egg, whisked for egg wash
1 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Divide the pizza dough into 4 equally-sized pieces, and roll each into a ¼ inch thick circle.

  2. In a bowl, mix sliced salami, Mozzarella, Ricotta, Parmesan, salt, and pepper, and mix until fully incorporated.

  3. Heap the filling equally on 2 of the dough circles, leaving a 1-inch border clean to allow for sealing each calzone.

  4. Cover with the other 2 dough circles, and crimp the edges well to seal. Then, brush the tops of each calzone with egg wash.

  5. Place the calzones on a baking sheet and cut 3 slits to vent on top of each calzone.

  6. Place the calzones in pizza oven. Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown. Makes 2 calzones.

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